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Issue : 28 September 2016

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  • North East London NHS Foundation Trust

    CQC visit sparked temporary closure of unitSubscription

    News30 September, 2016

    Lack of sufficient staffing and inappropriate use of restrictive practices led to the temporary closure of a unit for children and young people at a mental health trust, after an inspection by regulators.

  • Department of Health

    Senior DH nurse set to chair leg ulcer initiativeSubscription

    News30 September, 2016

    The Lindsay Leg Club Foundation has appointed Dr David Foster as its new vice chair and chair elect.

  • Mummy’s Star/Salford University/Women of the Year/RCM

    Student midwife recognised for charity workSubscription

    News30 September, 2016

    A Salford University midwifery student has been nominated for a Woman of the Year award as a result of her work helping mothers who have cancer.

  • weighing scales

    New tool to measure impact of health visiting Subscription

    News30 September, 2016

    A new guide for health visiting teams to measure the outcomes and impact of their practice has been launched in order to help them demonstrate their value to local commissioners.

  • Man holding a box of office belongings

    Clampdown on NHS redundancy pay and pensionsSubscription

    News29 September, 2016

    The Treasury has revealed plans to substantially cut the size of redundancy payments made to public sector workers, including NHS staff.

  • Elderly woman in wheelchair

    Should you say 'nappies' or 'incontinence pads'?Subscription

    Opinion29 September, 2016

    As a long-term user of nappies, Simon argues that continence services should be split into two services to be truly sensitive of individual needs

  • Student Nurse Tips on How to Study for Exams Subscription

    Opinion29 September, 2016

    Student nurses give us their advice on how to best study for exams and get amazing marks that match. 

  • Illustration of a brain with cogs

    Stroke in the young: a first-hand accountSubscription

    Opinion29 September, 2016

    At the age of 17, Beth went from being a normal, healthy teenager to lying in a hospital bed unable to move or speak. Now spear-heading an awareness campaign for strokes in the young, she reflects on her recovery and the care she received along the way.

  • University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

    Nurses develop ‘bay watch’ safety programmeSubscription

    News29 September, 2016

    Hospital nurses in Southampton have taken inspiration from lifeguards on the beaches of California to help further reduce the number of preventable falls among older patients.

  • Royal College of Nursing

    Leading nurse becomes patient safety charity patronSubscription

    News29 September, 2016

    Dame Professor Donna Kinnair has been appointed patron of patient safety charity Action against Medical Accidents.

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